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Using Graphic Overrides for Project Auditing

Graphic Overrides provide users with a tool to highlight and visualize a project and they are also a fantastic way to audit a file. They can be used to identify code issues, elements placed incorrectly, static dimensions and many other issues. Below ...

Using Graphic Overrides to Check Element Layer

During the the course of a project elements can be placed on the wrong layer. When this happens, drawings, schedules and other areas of the project can be affected. Follow the steps below to use Graphic Overrides to locate elements on the wrong layer...

Using Graphic Overrides to Check Element Position

During the IFC collaboration it is important to set element position to either Exterior or Interior. Follow the steps below to use Graphic Overrides to see how elements are assigned. 1. Go to Document > Graphic Overrides > Graphic Override Combinatio...

Using Graphic Overrides to Locate Independent Labels

Within ARCHICAD associative labels are a powerful way to extract data from an element and follow an element when moved. Conversely, the content of independent labels is manually entered and does not reflect changes within the model. In order to diffe...

Using Graphic Overrides to Locate Static Dimensions

During the course of a project dimensions that were once associative can be turned static. Whether this is intentional or accidental, it is important to keep track of values that no longer reflect changes in the model. Follow the steps below to use G...

How to change the dimensioning units by view

Is it possible to set two dimensioning methods in ARCHICAD in one project? - asked on Facebook This question can be interpreted many ways, let's summarise what we know about dimensioning, what we can and can't do. Setting up the units in the project ...

Expression-defined property labels

What is an expression? An expression is a mathematical phrase which combines numbers, variables and operators to show the value of something. Being introduced in AC22, expression-based properties can come in hand when we want to create custom propert...

How to place Angle Dimensions in ARCHICAD

The Angle Dimension tool can be found in the toolbox palette, under the “More” group of tools: Angle Dimensions display angle values: between a pair of lines or linear edges or the angle of a curved element NOTE: Angle dimensions are not available in...

Dimensioning issue with Composite Walls

Affected version: 22 | Severity: workaround applicable | ID: 247461, 248282 Issue: When migrating a project to ARCHICAD 22 Build 3004, in Composite Wall corner situations Dimensions placed to one layer of the composite might jump to another layer of ...

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